Vandal (BattleMech)

Vandal OmniMech.jpg
Production information
Manufacturer StarCorps Industries
Production Year 3142
Model LI-O
Class Heavy OmniMech
Introduced 3142
Technical specifications
Mass 65 Tons tons
Chassis StarCorp 120-Flex Endo Steel
Armor ArcShield VII Mk.8 with CASE II
Engine VOX 325 XL
Communications System Telestar Model XTD-131
Targeting Tracking System Apple Churchill 3200 Adaptive
Heat Sinks 10 Double Heat Sinks
Speed 86 km/h

Prime Configuration

BV (2.0) 1,881[1][2][3]


Introduced in 3140s, the Vandal is a Heavy Class OmniMech produced by the Capellan Confederation in mid thirty-second century. Its development virtually unknown to outside powers, it would surprise FedSun forces when it appeared on Spica in 3144 during the House Liao's invasion of the Federation Suns. The Vandal is designed to be a speedy and tough combat unit, while it is also meant to work as a team player in combat. Found in virtually all of its original Omni Pod configurations, the 'Mech would feature the usage of Boosted C3 communication systems.

The 'Mech would see deployment with Confederation allies which includes the Magistracy of Canopus.[4]

Weapons and Equipment[edit]

The OmniMech is known for its high speed; this is due in part to a fixed Supercharger which bolsters 'Mech normal 86 to 108 kph. Designed to carry a healthy amount of weapons and equipment for an Inner Sphere design, the Vandal has a maximum Pod capacity of 26.5 tons. Conventional standard armor protects the 'Mech, however in addition to its 12.5 tons armor the 'Mech also has CASE II mounted in its right torso. The Vandal also features a Torso-Mounted Cockpit, while providing additional protection for its pilot, it also makes ejections from the 'Mech difficult should the 'Mech face certain destruction.

The 'Mech's Primary Configuration weaponry includes a Class 5 Rotary Autocannon and an ER Small Laser found in the right arm. The Autocannon has two tons of ammunition is found in its right torso with CASE II. In its left arm is a single Large Variable Speed Pulse Laser. The Prime uses some advanced electronics to give it an advantage on the battlefield; these include a Boosted C3 Slave to increase its accuracy in combat, and an Angel ECM Suite, which gives the 'Mech some considerable electronic warfare capacities.[5]

Alternate Configurations[edit]


The Vandal OmniMech has the following Design Quirk:


  1. Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, pp. 39 & 84 Vandal LI-O - Prime Configuration's BV2
  2. Master Unit List's profile on the LI-Vandal Prime - includes BV2 and Introduction year.
  3. Record Sheets: 3145 Unabridged, p. 94
  4. Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, p. 38 Vandal LI-O - Background
  5. Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, pp. 39 & 84 Vandal LI-O - Stats
  6. Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, pp. 39 & 85 Vandal LI-OA - Stats A Config
  7. MUL's Listing for A Configuration.
  8. Record Sheets: 3145 Unabridged, p. 95
  9. Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, pp. 39 & 86 Vandal LI-OB - Stats B Config
  10. MUL's Listing for B Configuration.
  11. Record Sheets: 3145 Unabridged, p. 96